Katia Morrell grew up amid wealth, sharing the idyllic childhood enjoyed by America's aristocracy without ever really being one of them. As daughter of the housekeeper to the powerful Warren family she never truly belonged. Now she is back at the Warren mansion, hoping to see the man she has always loved, Jordan Whyte, heir to the Whyte fortune. The occasion is the mysterious deaths of Jordan's brother and his brother's wife. Now rich in her own right, Katia returns feeling strong. But once she sees Jordan and how much he needs her, the old feelings come flooding back. Soon she is learning secrets about the Warrens and the Whytes - families she thought she knew - and getting trapped in a chilling drama of murder and money, men and women, and shocking truths.